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The Sanford School of Public Policy produces several podcasts. 

  • Ways & Means - documentaries about faculty research, hosted by journalist Emily Hanford.
  • Policy 360 - compelling conversations about the world's most pressing issues, hosted by Sanford's dean.
  • The Leading Voices in Food - wide-ranging perspectives and knowledge from experts, community leaders, farmers and more. (Produced by the World Food Policy Center)
  • The Political Student - Duke students are political students. Let's hear their stories. (Produced by POLIS, The Center for Political Leadership)

Explore sample episodes of all podcasts below.

Ways & Means

Ways & Means is a narrative, documentary-style podcast that features bright ideas for how to improve society. The podcast is hosted by public radio veteran Emily Hanford, and is produced by a team with deep roots in the medium. Episodes occasionally air on public radio.



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Policy 360

Policy 360 features compelling conversations about the most important issues of the day. The series is hosted by the dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy, Judith Kelley.



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The Leading Voices in Food

Leading Voices in Food offers wide-ranging perspectives and knowledge from experts, community leaders, farmers and more. Topics include food insecurity, obesity, agriculture, access and equity, food safety, food defense, and other food policy issues. The podcast is hosted by Kelly Brownell, director of the World Food Policy Center at Duke.


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The Political Student

Produced prior to the 2018 midterm elections by POLIS: Duke University's Center for Political Leadership, Innovation, and Service, students talk about their political roots, actions and aspirations.

Browse more episodes. | Subscribe | Listen to a previous POLIS-produced student podcast, Devil's Discourse, which captured tough, honest, and respectful conversations about potentially divisive issues.


More Duke Podcasts

Browse a listing of all Duke-affiliated podcasts here.